EURORAD ESR

Case 10235

Cyclops lesion in absence of anterior ligament reconstruction

Author(s)
Luis Gijón de la Santa, Irene Méndez Mesón, José Antonio Pérez Retortillo

Hospital de Guadalajara (España); C/Donantes de Sangre S/N, Guadalajara, Spain; Email:luigigijon@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 43 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    AP and lateral knee X-ray
     

    AP knee X-ray. There are no significant findings.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Lateral knee X-ray. There are no significant findings.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Sagittal T1
     

    Sagittal T1 shows a nodular soft tissue mass in the intercondylar notch near the ACL insertion. This lesion is isointense to muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Sagittal T1 shows a nodular soft tissue mass in the intercondylar notch near the ACL insertion. This lesion is isointense to muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal PD FSE with fat sat.
     

    Sagittal PD FSE with fat sat. A. Shows a rounded mass isointense to muscle. Note the integrity of ACL. B. Shows the integrity of PCL ( posterior cruciate ligament)

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Sagittal PD FSE with fat sat. A. Shows a rounded mass isointense to muscle. Note the integrity of ACL. B. Shows the integrity of PCL ( posterior cruciate ligament).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial T2 with fat sat
     

    Axial T2 with fat sat shows a hypointense lesion in the intercondilar notch (orange circle).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Axial T2 with fat sat shows a hypointense lesion in the intercondilar notch (orange circle).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
AP knee X-ray. There are no significant findings.
 
Lateral knee X-ray. There are no significant findings.
 
Sagittal T1 shows a nodular soft tissue mass in the intercondylar notch near the ACL insertion. This lesion is isointense to muscle.
 
Sagittal T1 shows a nodular soft tissue mass in the intercondylar notch near the ACL insertion. This lesion is isointense to muscle.
 
Sagittal PD FSE with fat sat. A. Shows a rounded mass isointense to muscle. Note the integrity of ACL. B. Shows the integrity of PCL ( posterior cruciate ligament)
 
Sagittal PD FSE with fat sat. A. Shows a rounded mass isointense to muscle. Note the integrity of ACL. B. Shows the integrity of PCL ( posterior cruciate ligament).
 
Axial T2 with fat sat shows a hypointense lesion in the intercondilar notch (orange circle).
 
Axial T2 with fat sat shows a hypointense lesion in the intercondilar notch (orange circle).
 
 
 
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